Tag Archives: psychology

digital distractions

In the old days (before notifications from calls, texts, tweets, et al.), work wasn’t interrupted by cell phones, laptops or computers, and focus didn’t compete with multitasking. Research with rats shows they are more likely to create lasting memories when … Continue reading

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quote: be you

People have been telling you all your life that you’re lazy or funny or clumsy or smart. You probably convinced yourself that they’re right. Don’t let other people dictate who you are. You are not stuck with the labels other … Continue reading

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ADHD awareness month

October is ADHD Awareness Month. The theme for this year is “Knowing is Better.” If you (or a family member) have been diagnosed with ADHD, you’ll find lots of information online. Here are some reputable resources: Attention Deficit Disorder Association … Continue reading

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book review – stress awareness month

April is Stress Awareness Month and it’s important to remember that some stress can be good for you. You might work more diligently or feel more creative if you experience a little stress. Sometimes, however, we create more stress for ourselves … Continue reading

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more about hoarding

I received so much feedback about my book review of Stuff that I wanted to share more resources about hoarding. Jaime Darkwood writes about what it’s like to live with someone who has hoarding tendencies and how to keep the … Continue reading

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book review – Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

Most people have too much stuff; however, there is a big difference between having too much stuff and hoarding. Between TV shows about hoarding and numerous books devoted to the subject, the public has become aware of hoarding as a … Continue reading

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